Daily Devotions: Matt 5

Sermon on the Mount (cont.). And don’t say anything you don’t mean… You only make things worse when you lay down a smoke screen of pious talk, saying, ‘I’ll pray for you,’ and never doing it, or saying, ‘God be with you,’ and not meaning it. You don’t make your…

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Daily Devotions: Matt 5

I should rename this to “not so” Daily Devotions… Anyway, still making my way through Matthew, and still in the Sermon on the Mount. Today it’s all about divorce (Matthew 5:31,32). Check this out: The current U.S. divorce rate: The media frequently reports that 50% of American marriages will end…

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Daily Devotions: Matt 5

Sermon on the Mount (cont.) It is better for you to lose one part of your body than for your whole body to be thrown into hell. Matthew 5:30 …ouch! We all struggle with it, temptation – and we don’t spend a lot of time talking about it. We live…

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Daily Devotions: Matt 5

Sermon on the Mount (cont.) So if you are presenting a sacrifice at the altar in the Temple and you suddenly remember that someone has something against you, leave your sacrifice there at the altar. Go and be reconciled to that person. Then come and offer your sacrifice to God….

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Daily Devotions: Matt 5

The words of Christ:  17 “Don’t misunderstand why I have come. I did not come to abolish the law of Moses or the writings of the prophets. No, I came to accomplish their purpose. 18 I tell you the truth, until heaven and earth disappear, not even the smallest detail…

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